The Decline of the Eastern Empire
by Andrew Rattray It’s hard to pin the ultimate ending of the Roman Empire to a single cause. Of courseRead more.
by Sean Kelly, Managing Editor, Classical Wisdom You know the names… …but do you know the men behind them? ThereRead more.
The Historical and Cultural Significance of Olympia
Written by Titus, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Olympia was Greek a sanctuary site located in the western Peloponnese dedicated toRead more.
The Top 8 Greatest Inventions of the Mycenaeans
By Ed Whelan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom This month’s Classical Wisdom Litterae Issue is dedicated to the Mycenaeans! Get aRead more.
Can drinking ever be a virtue?
We, here, at Classical Wisdom like to address the important stuff. We strive to tackle big issues, philosophical inquiries andRead more.
‘Look on my Works, ye Mighty, and despair!’ Ozymandias and Us
You probably know that quote, don’t you? Percy Bysshe Shelley’s poem Ozymandias featured prominently in both promotion for the ultra-popularRead more.
Patriotism in the Ancient World
Written by Ed Whalen, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom While patriotism is associated with the modern world, scholars now believe thatRead more.
Megalesia: Rome’s Shocking Religious Festival
Written by Ed Whalen, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Religious festivals played a very important role in Rome and one ofRead more.
The Mysterious Eleusinian Mysteries: Part 2
Written by Mary Naples, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Part 1 of this series can be found here. From the deepRead more.